Vanessa is a Paralegal. Vanessa graduated from Yale University in May 2020 after earning a B.A. in Global Affairs. While in college, Vanessa had the opportunity to intern with immigrants’ rights organizations like Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project in Los Angeles, Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS) in New Haven, and Sin Fronteras IAP in Mexico City. These internships were valuable learning experiences and increased her interest in human rights and immigration law. Vanessa enjoyed working with these organizations and began working full-time with Esperanza in June 2020. Outside of work, Vanessa loves to cook and spend time outdoors.